Database Slideshow: Today's Data Center: More Cloud, Less Mainframe

By Jennifer Lawinski  |  Posted 04-06-2011

Cloud

14.9% of data centers were using the cloud in 2009.

Cloud

More than one third

36.6% of data centers are using the cloud today.

More than one third

Mainframes

32.5% of data centers have fewer mainframes than they did three years ago.

Mainframes

Web apps

86.6% of data centers are running a greater number of web apps than they were three years ago.

Web apps

1.8%

Only 1.8% of data centers are running fewer web apps now than three years ago.

1.8%

Solar

3.9% of data centers are using solar power.

Solar

Energy Efficiency

26.9% of data centers take advantage of energy efficiency rebates from utility companies.

Energy Efficiency

Real Estate

44.2% of data centers occupy more floor space that they did three years ago.

Real Estate

Nearly half

49.4% of data centers are expanding now or planning to expand.

Nearly half

Security

25% of data centers use biometric security technology.

Security

Storage

90.9% of data centers are using more storage space than they did three years ago.

Storage